To date, this program has reached 100 schools and more than 49,000 students. Most of these students were in the 6th grade.

Read more about how Building Healthy Communities is making a difference in Michigan middle schools in this infographic.

Who can apply? 

This program is available to any middle school. If your school has already participated in a Building Healthy Communities program, you're not eligible to apply at this time. Here's a list of schools (PDF) that have participated.

How can I learn more?

Read more about the Middle School Program in the 2022-2023 Request for Applications (PDF) and the program website.

How can I apply? 

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year on the program website.

Partners: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, United Dairy Industry of Michigan and the University of Michigan.